The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 185 180 193
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Adobe 592 558 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.16% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 2.48% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 346 304
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £160 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 339 £325 - 90
South East +14 82 £313 +50.60% 26
North West +36 56 £340 -2.85% 13
East of England -42 33 £350 +6.06% 7
Yorkshire +12 26 £160 -46.66% 9
West Midlands -2 26 £275 -3.50% 3
East Midlands +14 18 £426 +468.33% 10
South West -35 6 £364 +21.25% 17
North East -23 1 £400 +180.70% 1
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 548 (45.86%) HTML
2 461 (38.58%) CSS
3 454 (37.99%) Photoshop
4 353 (29.54%) JavaScript
5 324 (27.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 253 (21.17%) HTML5
7 214 (17.91%) Java
8 189 (15.82%) Marketing
9 182 (15.23%) Adobe CQ
10 167 (13.97%) jQuery
11 158 (13.22%) Flash
12 150 (12.55%) CSS3
13 124 (10.38%) Degree
13 124 (10.38%) Microsoft
13 124 (10.38%) InDesign
14 123 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
15 119 (9.96%) Finance
16 117 (9.79%) XML
17 116 (9.71%) E-Commerce
18 107 (8.95%) CMS
19 106 (8.87%) Axure RP
20 97 (8.12%) OO
21 94 (7.87%) MS Office
22 93 (7.78%) Dreamweaver
23 89 (7.45%) Adobe Captivate
23 89 (7.45%) Web Design
24 88 (7.36%) Responsive Web Design
25 85 (7.11%) E-Learning
25 85 (7.11%) Analytics
25 85 (7.11%) Mobile App

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 182 (15.23%) Adobe CQ
2 107 (8.95%) CMS
3 45 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.59%) WordPress
5 17 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.09%) Node.js
8 11 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.84%) Documentum
9 10 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.84%) FileNet
9 10 (0.84%) LiveCycle
9 10 (0.84%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.75%) Drupal
10 9 (0.75%) SAS
11 8 (0.67%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.67%) IIS
11 8 (0.67%) Apache
12 7 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.59%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 454 (37.99%) Photoshop
2 324 (27.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 124 (10.38%) InDesign
4 94 (7.87%) MS Office
5 89 (7.45%) Adobe Captivate
6 62 (5.19%) MS Excel
7 59 (4.94%) OmniGraffle
8 54 (4.52%) Fireworks
9 51 (4.27%) Adobe After Effects
10 41 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 34 (2.85%) Acrobat
12 28 (2.34%) MS Visio
13 16 (1.34%) MS Project
14 15 (1.26%) AutoCAD
15 12 (1.00%) Revit
16 9 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
17 8 (0.67%) SPSS
18 7 (0.59%) InfoPath
18 7 (0.59%) CINEMA 4D
18 7 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 33 (2.76%) SiteCatalyst
2 12 (1.00%) Magento
3 11 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.67%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.50%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.42%) Murex MxG2000
6 5 (0.42%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.42%) Maximo
7 4 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.25%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.25%) SAP HR-PA
8 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.084%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.084%) Tridion
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.084%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.084%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.84%) SaaS
2 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.25%) IaaS
2 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.084%) Responsys
3 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.084%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.084%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.02%) Internet
2 38 (3.18%) Intranet
3 14 (1.17%) LAN
4 7 (0.59%) FTP
4 7 (0.59%) HTTP
5 6 (0.50%) Extranet
5 6 (0.50%) VPN
6 5 (0.42%) DNS
6 5 (0.42%) Firewall
7 4 (0.33%) SSL
7 4 (0.33%) WAN
8 3 (0.25%) DHCP
8 3 (0.25%) SAN
9 2 (0.17%) 3G
9 2 (0.17%) DSL
9 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.17%) SMS
9 2 (0.17%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.084%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.084%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.34%) MySQL
3 14 (1.17%) NoSQL
4 13 (1.09%) Big Data
4 13 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
7 7 (0.59%) NonStop SQL
8 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.33%) SQL Navigator
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.25%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.25%) QlikView
11 2 (0.17%) DataStage
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.17%) MS Access
11 2 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 106 (8.87%) Axure RP
2 93 (7.78%) Dreamweaver
3 60 (5.02%) Subversion
4 51 (4.27%) Git (software)
5 48 (4.02%) WebDriver
6 36 (3.01%) Cucumber
7 35 (2.93%) Grunt
8 32 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 31 (2.59%) Jenkins
10 30 (2.51%) Selenium
11 27 (2.26%) JUnit
11 27 (2.26%) Hudson
12 24 (2.01%) Mockito
12 24 (2.01%) JBehave
12 24 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 24 (2.01%) Bower
13 21 (1.76%) Maven
14 20 (1.67%) Visual Studio
15 18 (1.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 13 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 189 (15.82%) Marketing
2 119 (9.96%) Finance
3 70 (5.86%) Banking
4 55 (4.60%) Publishing
5 51 (4.27%) Retail
6 37 (3.10%) Advertising
7 28 (2.34%) Front Office
8 26 (2.18%) Multimedia
9 25 (2.09%) Legal
10 23 (1.92%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.76%) Automotive
12 20 (1.67%) Telecoms
13 18 (1.51%) Manufacturing
14 15 (1.26%) Games
15 7 (0.59%) Law
15 7 (0.59%) Back Office
16 6 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.42%) Electronics
17 5 (0.42%) Military
18 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 433 (36.23%) Developer
2 383 (32.05%) Designer
3 93 (7.78%) User Experience Designer
4 87 (7.28%) Analyst
5 85 (7.11%) Web Designer
6 79 (6.61%) Web Developer
7 75 (6.28%) Front-End Developer
8 62 (5.19%) UI Designer
8 62 (5.19%) Architect
9 52 (4.35%) Digital Designer
10 49 (4.10%) Visual Designer
10 49 (4.10%) UI Developer
11 42 (3.51%) Graphic Designer
12 41 (3.43%) UI Programmer
13 39 (3.26%) Java Developer
14 36 (3.01%) Consultant
15 35 (2.93%) Trainer
16 32 (2.68%) Junior
17 29 (2.43%) Senior Designer
17 29 (2.43%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (45.86%) HTML
2 461 (38.58%) CSS
3 253 (21.17%) HTML5
4 167 (13.97%) jQuery
5 158 (13.22%) Flash
6 150 (12.55%) CSS3
7 117 (9.79%) XML
8 80 (6.69%) AngularJS
9 70 (5.86%) Apache Flex
10 66 (5.52%) XHTML
11 60 (5.02%) Ajax
12 48 (4.02%) .NET
13 42 (3.51%) JSON
14 35 (2.93%) Sass
15 33 (2.76%) Spring
16 32 (2.68%) JSP
16 32 (2.68%) Web Services
17 28 (2.34%) ASP.NET
18 27 (2.26%) RESTful
19 25 (2.09%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.11%) E-Learning
1 85 (7.11%) Mobile App
2 69 (5.77%) Social Media
3 57 (4.77%) Graphic Design
4 44 (3.68%) Animation
5 41 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (2.01%) W3C
6 24 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.92%) iPhone
7 23 (1.92%) RIA
8 21 (1.76%) Visualisation
9 20 (1.67%) Open Source
10 19 (1.59%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.51%) Copywriting
12 15 (1.26%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.09%) Learning Management System
13 13 (1.09%) New Media
14 12 (1.00%) Statistics
14 12 (1.00%) Photography
14 12 (1.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.44%) Windows
2 76 (6.36%) Android
3 53 (4.44%) Linux
4 50 (4.18%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.59%) UNIX
6 27 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 25 (2.09%) Windows XP
8 19 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.67%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.67%) Windows 2000
11 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.17%) Solaris
16 1 (0.084%) HPUX
16 1 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (9.71%) E-Commerce
3 97 (8.12%) OO
4 89 (7.45%) Web Design
5 88 (7.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 85 (7.11%) Analytics
7 80 (6.69%) Content Management
8 74 (6.19%) Scrum
9 60 (5.02%) Project Management
9 60 (5.02%) SEO
10 54 (4.52%) Web Development
11 51 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (4.27%) TDD
12 46 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (3.68%) MVC
14 43 (3.60%) SOA
15 40 (3.35%) Workflow
15 40 (3.35%) Web Analytics
16 38 (3.18%) CRM
16 38 (3.18%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 353 (29.54%) JavaScript
2 214 (17.91%) Java
3 62 (5.19%) SQL
4 59 (4.94%) PHP
5 42 (3.51%) C#
6 34 (2.85%) ActionScript
7 21 (1.76%) ActionScript 3.0
8 17 (1.42%) Ruby
8 17 (1.42%) C++
9 16 (1.34%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.17%) Python
11 13 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.09%) ActionScript 2.0
12 8 (0.67%) C
13 7 (0.59%) Perl
14 6 (0.50%) XAML
14 6 (0.50%) ABAP
15 5 (0.42%) SAPscript
15 5 (0.42%) XPath
16 4 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 124 (10.38%) Degree
2 29 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.42%) MCP
5 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MOS
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.17%) MCSE
6 2 (0.17%) CCNA
6 2 (0.17%) ISEB
6 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MCITP
7 1 (0.084%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.084%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.084%) MCT
7 1 (0.084%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.01%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) WAI
3 5 (0.42%) SLA
4 4 (0.33%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.084%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.084%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (0.59%) SCCM
2 4 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (0.33%) Puppet
2 4 (0.33%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.084%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.084%) Salt
Vendors
1 124 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.78%) Oracle
3 50 (4.18%) SAP
4 21 (1.76%) Cisco
4 21 (1.76%) Apple
5 20 (1.67%) Citrix
5 20 (1.67%) VMware
5 20 (1.67%) Orchard
6 19 (1.59%) McAfee
7 18 (1.51%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.51%) hybris
8 17 (1.42%) IBM
9 16 (1.34%) Symantec
10 15 (1.26%) Omniture
11 14 (1.17%) Facebook
12 13 (1.09%) DoubleClick
13 12 (1.00%) Google
14 10 (0.84%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.84%) Lotus
14 10 (0.84%) CA
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